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Ruben Castaneda, 52

Ruben Castaneda, a 52-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Tuesday, April 22, near the Avenue 60 onramp of the northbound 110 Freeway in Highland Park , according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Castaneda stepped out of a makeshift tent in the area about 5 p.m. and was shot multiple times, according to a news release from the Los Angeles Police Department.

Castaneda was pronounced dead at 5:32 p.m. at the scene, said Ed Winter, a coroner’s spokesman.

Anyone with information is asked to call LAPD’s Hollenbeck Homicide detectives at (323) 342-8957. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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